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Sub Specialty:
Cranial Base Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC Altoona

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
140 Patient
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UPP - Department of Neurological Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite B400
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-3685



MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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August 30, 2018

I really enjoy my visits with my provider. He is taking good care of me

August 30, 2018

first time visit for Dr. Monaco. very impressed with professionalism and amount of time he spent with me explaining my condition.

August 23, 2018

Dr. Monaco is very caring and spends time needed for visit.

August 23, 2018

I am so happy I was referred to Dr Monaco. I now feel that I have a good plan to address my meningioma. Dr Monaco offered the most information regarding my condition . I felt that I could talk to him and felt comfortable asking questions.

August 16, 2018

very good

August 16, 2018

He was polite, sincere and genuinely cared

August 16, 2018


August 16, 2018

Dr. Monaco is with out a doubt, the most amazing Dr. He listened to all my complaints and was so patient.

August 09, 2018

excellent experience. Dr takes time to explain and listen. receptionist helps in any way possible.

August 09, 2018

dr Monaco has always been a very compassionate dr and is very easy to talk to. his receptionist Julie is a very sweet person that no matter when I call she is always very polite. I would rate dr Monaco and his staff as top notch and very professional